He acted in Stephen Poliakoff's play, "Favourite Nights," at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, London, England with Peter Postlethwaite and Susan Tracy in the cast.
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I've got an instant retentive memory but it tends not to last longer than a day. Generally, in filming in particular, I find learning lines the night before to be best. And it's nice to give yourself a bit of an edge, an uncertainty as to how the words work.
After a critic for the Post and Courier (Charleston, SC) savaged the production of "The Woman in Black" in which he had co-starred at the Spoleto Festival, spring 1996, John wrote a 600-word rebuttal letter, which the newspaper published on June 7. Excerpt: "There is an unspoken pact between the audience and the actors - one of suspension of disbelief for a few hours. Let us take you into our ...